VILVIF Senior Residence / Tchoban Voss Architekten
Textual content description offered by the architects. The brand new constructing venture Vitalresidenz (Senior residence) Riviera is situated in an idyllic location on the historic Olympic regatta course in Berlin-Gruenau. It’s framed by a well-kept backyard space with a riverside path. Whereas preserving the historic Riviera Ballroom and façade of the previous Gruenau Gesellschaftshaus (Society home), each courting from the late nineteenth century, a contemporary senior residents’ advanced with over 200 barrier-free flats was constructed on the property on the Dahme River and a street-side lot on Regattastrasse.
TCHOBAN VOSS Architekten deliberate two new buildings on the waterside and two extra on the land facet of the property. With their differentiated façades, the 4 buildings consciously proceed the design and typological heterogeneity of the neighborhood. van geisten.marfels architekten from Potsdam is liable for the in depth refurbishment of the listed buildings.
Along with the senior-friendly flats, a variety of companies have been created for the residents, reminiscent of a spacious reception with concierge, gastronomy, rooms for health and wellness together with a swimming pool in addition to communal rooms within the U-shaped constructing on the Riviera Corridor. An outpatient assisted residing group and a daycare middle within the buildings reverse spherical off the neighborhood’s choices. Adjoining to the Riviera Corridor is the U-shaped predominant constructing that kinds a courtyard in direction of the road. Its two-winged construction has three full tales and a staggered story within the southern part and two staggered tales within the northern wing.
The primary entrance and reception are situated instantly subsequent to the corridor as a central level of contact for your entire residential advanced. The motif of the construction of the Riviera Corridor with common window axes and pillars is sustained and reinterpreted within the adjoining new constructing: In usually alternating axes of projections and recesses with small recessed loggias.
To the south of the historic, renovated and repurposed Gesellschaftshaus, one other new constructing was constructed, which contains the tales and a few design parts of the U-shaped neighboring constructing. Right here, nevertheless, the cornices are flatter and a monochrome white colour scheme was chosen for the rendered façades with colourful accents within the type of textile solar safety and the lock parts. This space is used completely for residential functions. The plot reverse was developed with two additional residential buildings. Each are organized one behind the opposite within the depth of the slim plot, with the slim facet dealing with the road.
The entrance and rear buildings have related dimensions, however completely different façades. They every have 4 full tales and a staggered flooring. Each buildings are underpinned by a shared underground automotive park. All three unbiased buildings are accessed through Regattastrasse and are designed to be barrier-free by DIN 18040 (Customary for barrier-free development). The city growth idea envisaged nice openness and public accessibility from Regattastrasse in direction of the water. On each side of the Gesellschaftshaus, visible axes with passageways to the banks of the Dahme River have been offered. Alongside the waterfront, a publicly usable pathway was created that connects the 2 inexperienced areas.